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California Giant Berry Farms Rolls Out the Red Carpet

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Grind Out Hunger & Jacob’s Heart Attend Special Screening of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 It’s not every day that you see a red carpet rolled out in Watsonville but that’s exactly what happened on Wednesday September 25th at Green Valley Cinemas for a special screening of Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs…



Holiday Train rides and TV shows with Chris Rene and Grind Out Hunger

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It was a rainy Saturday that made it really feel like the Holidays for sure. On Monday December 10th we were approached by the Train to Christmas Town with an offer to have our own train car to bring VIP Chris Rene fans aboard and raise money for Grind Out Hunger. By the time we…



1st Place Float in 60th Annual Begonia Festival Nautical Parade Benefits Grind Out Hunger

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We got a call last week from Dan Finkel of Casa Finkel asking us if we would like to be the Charity to benefit from their Begonia Festival float, should it win. Dan explained to us that he was chatting with staff at Margaritaville and they suggested that contact us because they have had great…



Youth owned brand “Only in Santa Cruz” video showcases Grind Out Hunger

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When 16 year old St Francis Central Coast Catholic High School student Wesley Hobbs approached the Grind Out Hunger team with an idea to create a clothing line whose profits would benefit Grind Out Hunger we were optimistic. We called a meeting where Wesley Hobbs mentioned he was so inspired by the speeches given at school…



Miracle March at China Peak Mountain Resort

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Looks like Marissa Hushaw had a BLAST up at China Peak Mountain Resort this past weekend. She competed in the finals of the Andy Finch Invitational Final, which was an amazing opportunity for her. We were informed that the CCSSS finals were postponed until next weekend due to 4-5 feet of snow fall, looks like Marissa has…



Marissa Hushaw Makes Front Page of Santa Cruz Sentinel Sports Section

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Marissa Hushaw at it again. This time getting some press. Santa Cruz Sentinel released an article, front page of the sports section, today about Marissa, her love for snowboarding, and her dedication to Fighting Hunger. Marissa has a big weekend coming up as she is going to be competing in the the Andy Finch Invitational…



Rebecca Stark’s “Santa Cruz Love Project” Raises 1800 Pounds!

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On February 11th local photographer, Rebecca Stark, held her 4th Annual fundraiser known as the “Santa Cruz Love Project”. Rebecca opened her photography studio, offering to shoot love themed portraits during a window of time during the day for a suggested donation of $50 per session. All of the donations were then directed to Grind…



Local Bands Being Recognized for Supporting Grind Out Hunger

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Looks like people are noticing the local talent we have out in our community! We just read this letter to the editior in the Santa Cruz Sentinel about two local bands that support Grind Out Hunger; Almost Chaos AND Blue Weekend. Thought we would share this with you all and give you a little bit…



Christmas Eve wrap for Grind Out Hunger

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7 years ago when Grind Out Hunger was founded, I would have never imagined that it could become such a powerful tool for the youth. As I sit here and write on this day of excitement and family gatherings aka Christmas Eve, I can only think of all of the families that will have a holiday…



Monterey Coast Prep write up for Grind Out Hunger Food Drive

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Tiny school fills the food barrels: Monterey Coast Prep tips the donation scales By Isaiah Guzman – Santa Cruz Sentinel Posted: 12/17/2010 04:49:41 PM PST SANTA CRUZ — With just 24 students, Monterey Coast Preparatory wouldn’t even fill an average junior high or high school classroom. But with those same 24 students and eight teachers,…